Professor of Spanish; Associate Dean for Research, Budget, and Personnel
Office: Faner 2028
Dr. Jennifer Smith received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Literature from Indiana University. Her main area of research is late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Iberian literature and culture, with a special focus on medical discourses on gender and sexuality and their dialog with literary works. Her research also explores questions of race and class. She has published four books: Women, Mysticism, and Hysteria in Fin-de-siècle Spain (Vanderbilt UP, 2021, author), Modern Spanish Women as Agents of Change (Bucknell UP, 2018, editor), Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Fin-de-Siècle Spanish Literature and Culture (Routledge, 2017, co-editor with Lisa Nalbone), and Emilia Pardo Bazán’s Insolación (Cervantes & Co., 2011, editor). She has also authored numerous articles and book chapters.
Women, Mysticism, and Hysteria in Fin-de-siècle Spain. Vanderbilt UP, June 2021. https://www.vanderbiltuniversitypress.com/9780826501868/women-mysticism-and-hysteria-in-fin-de-siecle-spain/
Modern Spanish Women as Agents of Change: Essays in Honor of Maryellen Bieder. Bucknell UP, 2018. https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/modern-spanish-women-as-agents-of-change/9781684480326
Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Fin-de-Siècle Spanish Literature and Culture. Routledge, 2017. (co-editor with Lisa Nalbone)
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